Michigan Surgery
Specialists, P.C.

President, Oakland Regional Hospital

Edward BurkeDO Hand 17

Edward F. Burke, D.O., FAOAO, is board certified by the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics and is an accomplished orthopaedic hand surgeon who specializes in complex hand and wrist injuries. He received his medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, Iowa. Dr. Burke is fellowship trained in Hand Surgery from the University of Louisville, Department of Surgery of Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center, Louisville, Ky.

With over 35 years of orthopaedic experience and innovative surgical expertise, Dr. Burke joined Michigan Surgery Specialists, P.C. in 1978. His mission is to provide the highest quality orthopaedic care to all patients, offering both surgical and non-surgical treatment options.

Dr. Burke has gained an outstanding reputation amongst his peers and patients throughout Southeast Michigan for his dedication and impeccable patient care within the orthopaedic community.


Orthopaedic Hand Surgery

Medical Education

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, Iowa, 1969


Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Garden City Osteopathic Hospital, Garden City, Mich., 1974-1978


Hand Surgery Fellowship, University of Louisville, Department of Surgery of Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center, Louisville, Ky., 1978

Board Certification

Certified: Orthopaedic Surgeon, AOAO (American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery)
Hand Surgery: Certificate of Added Qualification
Founding member: American College of Emergency Medicine

Teaching Appointments

Michigan State University, College of Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedics


American Association for Hand Surgery
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American College of Emergency Medicine


Top Docs 2016
Top Docs 2015
Top Docs 2014
Top Docs 2013
Top Docs 2012

Participating Insurance

Alliance Health and Life
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Railroad Medicare
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